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First Nation leader fights racism with artwork

Stuart Pagaduan, an elected councillor of the Cowichan Tribes First Nation, decided to create an image to stand up to racism towards his community after it was transparent in releasing information about COVID-19 cases.

Instead of words, Pagaduan decided to create a colourful image of a fist with an eagle that reads “I Stand With Cowichan Tribes.”

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White House begins talks with lawmakers on COVID-19 relief

Top aides to U.S. President Joe Biden on Sunday began talks with a group of moderate Senate Republicans and Democrats on a US$1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package as Biden faces increasing headwinds in his effort to win bipartisan backing for the initial legislative effort of his presidency.

AP source: Lawmakers threatened ahead of impeachment trial

Federal law enforcement officials are examining a number of threats aimed at members of Congress as the second trial of former U.S. President Donald Trump nears, including ominous chatter about killing legislators or attacking them outside of the U.S. Capitol, a U.S. official told The Associated Press.

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